Sausage, escarole, and white beans join chunky rigatoni in a garlicky broth slightly thickened with Parmesan. Don't stir too much after adding the beans, or they'll break up. Fast Weekday PastasRecipe from: Quick From Scratch One-Dish Meals Cookbook
Many canned beans are overcooked during processing to the point of mush. We find, though, that the Goya company consistently delivers a nice firm bean that holds up to reheating without falling apart.
This simple country-style pasta will be right at home with a rustic red from Italy. Go for a flavor-packed but surprisingly inexpensive Salice Salentino from Apulia, the hot, sunny heel of Italy's boot.